Tuesday, December 31, 2013

A New Year

So here I am on the Eve of another New Year. I am looking forward to all the new experiences that 2014 will bring. I know there will be some challenges, but I am ready for them. They will just continue to make me a stronger person and stretch me to new heights.  I have updated my list with some new adventures as well as some that were not quit accomplished in previous years. Its a melting pot of excitement and motivation to not just let life pass by with out fulfilling all of my passions.
I will be kicking off the New Year with family and friends and getting everything written down on the new calendar. Some of the things I can't wait to do are of course go to Germany with close friends. To submerge myself in anther new culture. I am looking forward to being an Aunt again for the second time to a niece. Plus, going back to school. These are just a few of the great things that 2014 already has to offer and it has not even started yet.
Well, with all that being said. Get out of your bubble, box, wheel house, or whatever you would like to call it. Go out and live in this beautiful and amazing world. I know I am.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Back in the swing of things

So I took a year off from righting the blog. 2013 was kinda of a rough year from medical issues and changing jobs. I just did not have much time to accomplish anything for 2013. Although, I did go to Europe for the first time for my best friends wedding. We traveled to Chicago, Ireland, and London. Talk about an adventure. I did get a new car and become and Auntie to the most amazing nephew ever. I am glad to be closing the chapter on 2013 and really looking forward to 2014.

In addition here is the old list from 2012 and all the things that were accomplished!

1.Bakery crawl with family to kick off the new year!
2.Visit New York and all it has to offer, be a complete tourist
3.Continue to work on Cakie’s Cookies and have a commercial site by end of the year.
4.Reduce Sugar intake
5.Learn to cook really great Thai food
6.Volunteer at a Hospital for a year
7.Feed the needy for Thanksgiving
8.Establish a foundation that helps children in some way
9.Achieve financial freedom: Save money: $ 12,000
10.Inspire someone
11.Learn to ride a horse
12.Where a two piece bathing suit for the summer
13.Run a 10K
14.Take the GRE
15.Get my masters in biotechnology and informatics
16.Make pasta from scratch
17.Read the entire bible
18.Buy a derby hat
19.Reorganize my bedroom
20.Sleep on a beach
21.Frame some of the pictures I have taken
22.Visit all 50 states (long term goal)
23.Learn to sail
24.Learn to speak French (or at least start)
25.Cherry Blossom festival in March at Descanso Gardens
26.Go to the J. Paul Getty museum: Tea by the sea Saturdays 1pm-3pm BonAppetitReservations@getty.edu.

2014 the year of Adventure

Here it is another year behind us and another year of adventures to come. I am super excited for this year. I have a new list with some of the old and new things to accomplish. I am super excited to get things under way. I am still thinking about how to kick off the new year so stay tuned.